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TxDOT area roadwork update 10-14-13

ANDERSON CO., October 14, 2013-- Texas Department of Transportation maintenance crews this week are scheduled to perform base and pavement repairs in and around the intersection of FM 19, and FM 2574, in Neches.

A second crew is scheduled to conclude base and pavement repairs in various locations on FM 319 between SH 294 west of Elkhart and the end of state maintenance in Redtown, then move to perform the same work on SH 294 east of Slocum between FM 323 and FM 228 near the Cherokee County Line.

Daytime lane closures will be in effect in each location while the work is in progress, and flaggers will control traffic.

Other TxDOT area road work planned for this week:

SMITH COUNTY – Construction work to add a continuous left-turn lane on FM 14 between SCR 328 and SCR 329 near John Soules Foods is scheduled to begin Monday north of Tyler. The $932,000 project is scheduled for completion in early 2014. Daytime lane closures will be in effect while the work is in progress, and flaggers will control traffic. Long traffic delays may be associated with this project and TxDOT recommends using US 271, FM 2015 or US 69 as alternate north-south routes connecting Interstate 20 and Tyler. Also this week in Smith County, TxDOT maintenance crews are scheduled to make pavement repairs at the intersections of SH 31 and FM 2661 west of Tyler, and SH 31 and FM 315 in Chandler. A second crew is scheduled to continue base and pavement repairs on SH 135 between Troup and Arp. Daytime lane closures will be in effect in each location while the work is in progress. Motorists are encouraged to be prepared to reduce speed and merge in and around the work zones.

VAN ZANDT COUNTY – Texas Department of Transportation maintenance crews this week are scheduled to continue pavement-repair and resurfacing work on US 80 between Fruitvale and Waldrip Street in Grand Saline. A second crew is scheduled to perform resurfacing operations in and around the intersection of SH 110 and FM 17 in Grand Saline. Daytime lane closures will be in effect in each location while the work is in progress. Motorists are encouraged to be prepared to reduce speed and merge in and around the work zones.

GREGG COUNTY – Texas Department of Transportation maintenance crews this week are scheduled to continue shoulder work on the US 259-Kilgore Bypass between the north end and FM 1249. Daytime lane closures will be in effect while the work is in progress, and flaggers will control traffic.

HENDERSON COUNTY – Texas Department of Transportation maintenance crews this week are scheduled to continue pavement repair and resurfacing operations on FM 1615 between SH 19 south of Athens, and the end of state maintenance. Daytime lane closures will be in effect while the work is in progress, and flaggers will control traffic.

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